I'd go with either Maple or Poplar.
You can find Maple boards at the big box stores in the specialty wood section. A decent sized piece is usually around $9.
For mine, I used Poplar dowels and a drill press to make a traditional mash rake design.
Check out this thread for more ideas/photos.
Originally Posted by IrregularPulse
I'll make my buddy do it with me next time. That'll make me go harder at it.
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